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Manus refugees: ‘Death is better than this slavery’

On Tuesday, Australia will close the offshore camp on Manus Island after the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea (PNG) ruled last year that the detention of refugees there was unconstitutional.

Food, water and electricity will be cut off, leaving more than 600 refugees fearful for their future.

Unx 1aMost have lived on Manus for years, after Australia decided it did not want the refugees on its mainland; now, they will be relocated to the PNG town of Lorengau.

Al Jazeera spoke with four refugees about how they ended up on Manus, their treatment by Australia, and their thoughts about the…

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